Every photographer dreams of having their images published and on of the quickest and easiest ways to do this is by selling stock photography. The Stock photo landscape has changed a lot over the last few years with all the free stock photography sites out there. This doesn’t make stock photography a futile exercise it just requires a few adjustments to your strategy.
You are never going to become rich from stock photography but it can be a nice little side earner to your business or to help pay for some of those expensive lenses.
Jordan has been selling stock photos for almost two decades now so has a vast knowledge of the stock photo industry. He was there in the hay days when stock photography was booming and he was supplying multiple travel stock photography agency and still finds a way to turn a profit and get his images on the cover and interiors of major publications such as National Geographic and the Times newspaper.
In this video Jordan talks you through everything you need to know in order to make a success of selling stock photography. From what and how you should shoot to choosing the right outlet for your style of photography.
There is a lot of different factors to take in to account when shooting stock photos. Its not as simple as taking pictures, uploading them and sit back and watch the cash roll in.
Selling Stock Photography
Hopefully you enjoyed this video and if so we would love to hear your experiences with selling stock photography or if you got in touch with one of the agencies from this video let us know how you got on.
Photography workshops UK or abroad?
Which is best? Well, that really depends on all of the questions above and your budget. You don’t need to attend a workshop in a foreign faraway country to improve your photography.
The British Isles offer some of the best landscape photography locations around. Check out our landscape photography workshops UK to find out more. Or even our photography workshop London page to see how you can improve your photography in one of the best capital cities in the world.
But it’s always nice to tick off places from your bucket list. What better way to do that than a photography workshop or tour.
YouTube – Why not take this opportunity to check out our brand new YouTube channel for tips, advice and some inspiration.
Instagram – Check out our photos on Instagram
Facebook – Join our Facebook group and share your photos and chat with other beginner photographers.
Even though we may not be able to travel right now, we are already planning our trips for 2020 and 2021. Our UK workshops in the Yorkshire Dales, Cornwall, Glencoe, Dorset, Lake District, Cotswolds or London will be starting again soon.
Jordan Banks is a successful travel photographer and Lee Filters & Cruise America brand ambassador. With almost 20 years of experience shooting assignments and campaigns for some of the world’s leading brands, companies & tourist boards such as British Airways, Credit Suisse & Visit England. His editorial work has appear on the covers of National Geographic, Lonely Planet, Sunday Times travel and many more. If you would like to learn more from Jordan or join him in the field, why not join one of his travel photography marketing courses.
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